Circumnuclear Disks in Radio-Quiet Active Galaxies

  • A. S. Wilson
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Part of the International Astronomical Union book series (IAUS, volume 175)


In this paper, I review some of the evidence for gaseous circumnuclear disks in radio-quiet active galaxies (Seyfert galaxies and LINER’s). Results from observations of Fe Kα lines, H2O megamasers, extended structures seen in near infrared observations and ionization cones are discussed.


Accretion Disk Active Galactic Nucleus Ionization Cone Galaxy Disk Satellite Line 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Wilson
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  1. 1.Astronomy DepartmentUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA
  2. 2.Space Telescope Science InstituteBaltimoreUSA

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